Learning Support Assistant - Part Time

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Islington, North East London

Ref: 3432Friday 10 May 2024

Learning Support Assistant - Part Time  - Islington 

Are you looking to work in a welcoming and nurturing mainstream primary school?

Do you work to work in an environment where you are supported and given fantastic training opportunities?

Are you passionate about working with Special Educational Needs children and looking for a new challenge?

I am working with an outstanding mainstream primary school based in Islington that is seeking a passionate and experienced 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to join their team working part-time hours 12:30 - 16:00. This will be supporting a child in year 1 with high needs that includes ASD and ADHD. 

This Learning Support Assistant would really suit applicants with experience working with children with SEN in a school environment, however the school may consider applicants who personal experience with SEN, or who truly care about having a positive effect on the lives of SEN children.

What to expect working as a Learning Support Assistant;

  • Fantastic training opportunities working alongside teachers and speech therapists for anyone looking to progress into teaching, childcare or psychology.
  • Continuous CPD training for all SEN Support Assistants, including: Phonics, Makaton, PECs, Colourful Semantics etc
  • An amazing way to gain experience working to support a pupil with special needs in a fantastic mainstream school.
  • A kind, friendly and respectful workplace where you can feel accepted and comfortable.
  • Opporunities to be able to work during half terms and summer holidays
  • An opportunity to really make a positive social and emotional difference in the life of the child you are primarily working with.

Requirements for a Learning Support Assistant

  • Experience working with SEN is desirable, but anyone with a positive energy and willingness to learn and contribute is key!
  • Experience working with children in a school or childcare setting would be fantastic, however this is not essential.
  • An ability to provide a calming and presence while being engaging.
  • A bubbly and energetic mindset with a good sense of fun.
  • An ability to build strong relationships with both students and staff.

Interested in hearing more about our SEND support roles?

If you want to hear more about our Teaching Assistant opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert.

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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